Posted: Sat 9th Jul 2016

Update: A man has died after being struck by a train near Prestatyn.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jul 9th, 2016

A man has died as a result of being struck by a train this morning near Prestatyn. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

British Transport Police confirmed the sad news earlier today, a spokesman said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“BTP officers attended the line close to Tyn y Morfa crossing, Prestatyn, after a report that a man had been struck by a train. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Officers from BTP and North Wales Police attended the incident, which was reported to police at 8am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Paramedics from the Wales Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Original report: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Reports via Network Rail say a person has been hit by a train between Prestatyn and Flint ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The incident appears to have happened just after 8am causing delays of up to 60 minutes to trains between Shotton and Llandudno Junction. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A police helicopter has been seen in the area and emergency service deal with the incident. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Lines are currently blocked and there are severe delays train services between Shotton and Llandudno Junction. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Disruption is expected to continue until 11:00. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Buses have been requested but there is no estimate for these as yet. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Arriva Train Wales current information:  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Screen Shot 2016-07-09 at 09.18.54 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Latest travel updates from Arriva Trains Wales here ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

More as and when.. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com

Latest News

  • Airbus confident in Broughton’s abilities to build new RAF helicopter as assembly line plans push ahead
  • MP welcomes Flintshire Climate Change Committee flooding inquiry
  • Two Flintshire reservoirs to be returned to nature



  • More...

    Airbus confident in Broughton’s abilities to build new RAF helicopter as assembly line plans push ahead

    News

    MP welcomes Flintshire Climate Change Committee flooding inquiry

    News

    Two Flintshire reservoirs to be returned to nature

    News

    North Wales MS pushes for new not-for-profit agency to cut costs for NHS on ‘eye-watering’ private fees

    News

    Holiday lodge plans for Northop Country Park backed for approval

    News

    Flintshire County Council urges young people to register to vote

    News